It’s Leap day! For those who don’t know, every four years we gain an extra day in the year and that falls on February 29th.
So the dilemma is that you have an extra day! There are so many good thing about Today’s leap day. First and foremost, is that it falls on a Saturday. A day that most have when they work Monday-Friday. And secondly, is that the weather should be nice. At least in Southern California, it’s going to a day in the 60’s. A good day to lay in bed, on the couch, take a breathe, and relax My recommendation is to use that day to better yourself.Go to the gym, get a work out done, go the beach or head to the outdoors, and pick out a book!
I mean Bill Gates takes two whole weeks to himself to do nothing but read. I’m only suggesting that you read a whole day, which isn’t much compared to one of the richest man alive.
Here are recommendations on what to read this Leap day in one sitting along with a link to the ebook, because your time is precious and you need that book now!
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There is a belief that if celebrities do it, you should too. If the cool kids are doing it, you should too. This is me telling you to follow the example of these celebrities.
This also me show casing rare pictures of celebrities reading, a sight you never see, but a sight you should see.
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Above is a must watch documentary by Max Joseph, the star from MTV hit series “Catfish,” where Max tackles the idea of reading in a digital era. In this documentary he travels across the world to bookstores and interviews many different people on how to read in the era. This documentary was extremely interesting and insightful. This is a must watch video for all book … Continue reading The Ongoing Struggle of Reading Books in A Digital Era (video)
I’m so happy you’ve clicked on this blog post, because that means you want to read books. Reading is a wonderful exercise that helps stimulate the mind, relax, and most importantly, help you reflect on your life.
I ask everyone if they read books and more often than not, they reply with, “No, I don’t have time.”
Reading requires effort. You have to put in the effort and time to read.
Reading is fun. Books are designed to make us feel. You can read a book and have a completely different interpretation than someone else. Books is something that has been used for centuries as a mode of communication. Before there were paperback and hardcover books, there were scrolls in Egypt. In the 1930s, books were Penguin Publisher started selling books at newsstands for the price of a pack of cigarettes.
Remember: books are political. For decades, countries have banned books that limit what we read. Books have the ability to tell us stories that inspire our everyday actions.
So whether you are avid reader or a beginner, here are some tips and tricks for those hoping to get back into the joy of reading.
Continue reading “Is Your New Year’s Resolution to Read More Books? Here are 12 tips”
Updating a blog is hard. But updating a book blog while navigating life, is even harder. Although, that is not the reason why I’m writing this blog post at 12AM. Rather than giving you bullish*t reasons why I haven’t updated this blog in the past couple months, moving forward, I’m going to commit my time to this blog.
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I’m a book lover like most English graduates and because we live in a digital era, there are so many ways to read books. Nowadays, you can read books on apps, online, in audio with audiobooks, e-readers, and the old fashion way, through physical books. There are so many ways to read a book that it could be a bit overwhelming. So without much delay, here is what this English graduate recommends.
Continue reading “Where Should I Read My Books? Digital vs. Physical? Kindle vs. Apple Book? Paperback vs. Hardcover vs. Market Mass Copy? Here’s Our Recommendation”
A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies . . . The man who never reads lives only one.George R.R. Martin